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Wellington Cathedral of St. Paul

Cnr Hill and Molesworth Street, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
+64 4-472 0286
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Cnr Hill and Molesworth Street, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I wanted to see Wellington's cathedral after having a good look at its predecessor, nearby Old St Paul's (a lovely 19th century building with an amazing and unique interior). Old St Paul's became too small for the growing congregation and the church authorities wanted an...More

Thank VWriter
Reviewed 15 May 2017

This rather immense Anglican cathedral took many years to build, which might explain its somewhat tentative architecture. It does manage to be very bright inside, even on a less than sunny day, and certainly feels spacious. Its window glass is quite effective. It's a church...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 9 May 2017

We walked a good distance to see this modern cathedral and wished we hadn't bothered. The building is a disappointment, the feeling internally is cold and unwelcoming and the garish illuminated cross is out of keeping with a church. Disappointing.

Thank Geoff M
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Went to see the old St Paul's church first and then wondered along to this one. It's a very big church with amazing glass stained windows. It's well looked after and very beautiful.

Thank Holleylolliepop
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We walked by and decided to pop in to take a look. There was a staff member at a desk near the entrance who gave us some brochure and welcomed us to take a look around, even though we weren't worshippers. We walked around and...More

Thank neminskii
Reviewed 26 February 2017

We had a walk up to this cathedral but it was closed so just managed to take a look through the windows and saw a lot of similarities with Coventry cathedral. The etched glass on show here was engraved by NZ born John Hutton who...More

Thank SteveS1970
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Didn't go inside but from the outside it look imposing. A bit scary. Probably worth a vist but wouldn't go out of my way. Only in passing.

Thank Ace28065
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

The modern church has a mixture of both modern and classic stained glass windows with beautiful bright colors.

Thank Diane K
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

What a glorious place this is in all its splendor and majesty. The beauty and peace that surrounds the inside of the cathedral is just awesome. It's such a reflection of God and Christ and even if you are not a Christian you would appreciate...More

Thank Patrick L
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Well worth a visit. Beautiful place. The Lady chapel is also very quite. Amazing atmosphere. Take time to read whats on the wall.

Thank Knutus
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